Topic: Education

Cigar Box Shrine Workshop

Written on October 23, 2019 at 11:27 am, by

Join instruc­tor Jan Mur­phy for a fun work­shop using per­son­al trea­sures, pho­tographs and found objects to cre­ate one of a kind art­works. You’ll learn sev­er­al tricks of the Mixed Media Trade while broad­en­ing your artis­tic hori­zons. It all hap­pens Sat­ur­day, Novem­ber 9th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at The Fri­day Har­bor Ate­lier, 313 Spring Street,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Phone-A-Thon October 21 & 22

Written on October 21, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

It’s that time of year! The San Juan Pub­lic Schools Foun­da­tion will hold its annu­al Phone-A-Thon on Mon­day, Octo­ber 21st, and Tues­day, Octo­ber 22nd, from 5 to 8 p.m. Dur­ing this time, vol­un­teer stu­dents, par­ents, fac­ul­ty and mem­bers of the com­mu­ni­ty will be call­ing to ask for your sup­port. The Foun­da­tion is a group of vol­un­teer par­ents,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Astronauts To Speak At Friday Harbor Film Festival

Written on October 19, 2019 at 8:41 am, by

Date­line: Fri­day Har­bor, WA — Have you ever dreamed of meet­ing and talk­ing with actu­al astro­nauts? Now is your oppor­tu­ni­ty to inter­act with them dur­ing the Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val! To enhance two excit­ing films about the space pro­gram, Pete Free­land, John Creighton, and Dr. Ter­ry Stan­ford will par­tic­i­pate in the Fes­ti­val and speak after  Con­tin­ue Reading

Want to Enjoy Your Garden Vegetables all Winter?

Written on October 18, 2019 at 8:56 am, by

The San Juan Coun­ty Mas­ter Gar­den­ers hap­pi­ly wel­come Deb­by Hatch to the Annu­al Gar­den­ing Work­shop this Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 19th. Deb­by has twen­­ty-five years of expe­ri­ence grow­ing a win­ter kitchen gar­den on Lopez Island. She’ll share her strate­gies for plan­ning, plant­i­ng and pro­tect­ing a win­ter kitchen gar­den to pro­vide a steady har­vest through the win­ter. Illus­trat­ed  Con­tin­ue Reading

Master Gardeners Annual Workshop

Written on October 16, 2019 at 12:21 pm, by

Debra Prinz­ing of the “Slow Flow­ers” Move­ment High­lights the Mas­ter Gar­den­ers Annu­al Gar­den­ing Work­shop “Sea­son­al, Local and Sus­tain­able Flow­ers, from the Field to your Vase,” is the keynote address by Debra Prinz­ing, accom­plished gar­den writer and advo­cate for Amer­i­­can-grown flow­ers. Debra’s talk address­es the renais­sance of domes­tic flower farm­ing and the emerg­ing eco-flo­ral design move­ment.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Tree Hay – What is it and how to make it

Written on October 16, 2019 at 12:08 pm, by

Join Grange schol­ar­ship recip­i­ent Dan Tuck­er as he describes the process of mak­ing ‘tree hay’ for live­stock. Cat­tle, sheep and goats are all for­agers, and appre­ci­ate vari­ety in their diet. The ancient process of bundling clip­pings from cer­tain bush and tree species ben­e­fits your live­stock and land­scape. Octo­ber 17th at 6:00 pm for the Potluck; 7:00  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rotary News

Written on October 15, 2019 at 8:16 am, by

The Rotary Club of San Juan Island recent­ly vis­it­ed the Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School for its annu­al dis­tri­b­u­tion of dic­tio­nar­ies to 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade stu­dents. The kids are excit­ed to receive a dic­tio­nary of their own. Rotary have giv­en over 3,000 dic­tio­nar­ies and the­saurus­es to stu­dents coun­ty­wide for over 11 years under the  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC Panel Discussion

Written on October 12, 2019 at 8:36 am, by

Run­ning a free­lance or small con­sult­ing busi­ness Learn to nav­i­gate chal­lenges faced by free­lancers and sim­i­lar small busi­ness­es at a pan­el dis­cus­sion on Novem­ber 7th at the Orcas Island library from 12:00 to 1:30 PM. This event will be help­ful for any­one inter­est­ed in start­ing a new free­lance or con­sult­ing busi­ness and those already run­ning one.  Con­tin­ue Reading